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  • Jason Moran
  • Adrienne Edwards
  • 13 May 2019
  • 1935963171

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Jason MoranJason Moran is shaping up to be the most provocative thinker in current jazz Rolling StoneThis is the first in depth publication to investigate the practice of pianist, composer and visual artist Jason Moran, whose work bridges the fields of visual arts and performing arts As a torchbearer for jazz, Moran challenges traditional forms of musical composition his experimental works merge object and sound, underscoring the theatricality of both mediums Moran who often collaborates with prominent visual artists such Joan Jonas, Stan Douglas, Lorna Simpson and Glenn Ligon pushes beyond the conventions of sculpture and the concert stage while continuing to embrace the essential tenets of jazz and improvisationThis volume, published in conjunction with the Walker Art Center sexhibition, considers the artist s practice and his collaborative works as interdisciplinary investigations that further the fields of experimental jazz and visual art It features essays by curators, artists, musicians and art historians, plus an interview and photo essay by Moran These are supplemented by sections documenting the creation of Moran s mixed media set sculptures including STAGED Savoy Ballroom , STAGED Three Deuces bothand STAGED SlugsThis is an essential volume for anyone interested in the intersection of contemporary art and musicJason Moran was born in Houston, Texas, in , and received a BM from the Manhattan School of Music inHe joined the faculty of the New England Conservatory inIn , was named artistic director for jazz at the Kennedy Center in Washington, DC He was aGrammy nominee for Best Jazz Instrumental Album for ALL RISE A Joyful Elegy for Fats Waller, and he composed his first feature film score for Selma, directed by Ava DuVernay Albert Mobilo Bookforum


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